Guitar shaped sample of red parkesine

Made:
1855-1868
maker:
Alexander Parkes

Hand carved guitar-shaped sample of red parkesine, in laid with brass and mother-of-pearl, made by Alexander Parkes, c. 1860, England

Details

Category:
Plastics and Modern Materials
Object Number:
1937-30/19 Pt5
Materials:
brooch, parkesine, cellulose nitrate and inlay, brass, mother of pearl
credit:
Mr. A. Parkes.